2006 Nissan Sentra Overview

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2006 Nissan Sentra Overview

You wouldn't know the 2006 Sentra is Nissan's compact economy car based on its power, performance, and premium features. Though the base model is relatively bare-boned, the other trims pack in a lot of elements of convenience and comfort at an affordable price. For 2006, Nissan makes minimal changes to the Sentra, as it prepares a major overhaul for 2007.

The 2006 Sentra comes in four trims. The 1.8 and 1.8S feature a 1.8-liter, 4-cylinder engine at 126-hp, available with either a standard 5-speed manual or optional 4-speed automatic. The 1.8S is essentially a Special Edition package that adds most of the cosmetic features of the sportier SE-R trims, such as power front seats, keyless entry, a trip computer, foglights, and rear spoiler. The fun and fast SE-R uses the same engine but tuned to get 165-hp and comes only with the auto tran. The SE-R Spec V hits 175-hp with a 6-speed manual transmission and comes with sport seats and Brembo brakes. The SE-R models are standard with ABS brakes, performance shocks, front side airbags, and either 16 or 17-inch tires (to the 15-inch tires on the 1.8 models).

Drivers love the 2006 Sentra SE-R, because it is fast and quick off the line. The detuned engines are adequate, if not quite as responsive. Owners love the comfortable seats, gas mileage, and overall budget savings. Complaints point out the limited rear legroom and the inadequate cupholders that are located too close to the CD player.

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    My Car Won't Start When It's Cold In The Morning.

    Hey everyone, well I have a 2006 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V and I have had problems with it since I first got it. When it's cold in the morning, when I haven't driven the car for about 4 hours, the c...

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    Why Is The Ac Blowing Out Heat Even Though The Temp Is Set To Cold

    just yesterday my ac was ice cold, and last night i was adjusting the temp to make it a little warmer and nothing was happening so i put it to full hot and heat began to blow out but now it seems to ...

    Why Does My Nissan Sentra Stop Running?

    I have a 2006 Nissan Sentra with 100k+ miles, recently it started having a problem where I am driving and it suddendly just stops, I press on the gas pedal but it does nothing as it slowly comes to...

    2006 Nissan Santra - Wont Start After Sitting A Couple Of Hours?

    I have a 2006 Nissan Sentra, 1.8 S. I've taken it to two different mechanics, and neither of them can find out why my car is having trouble starting. My car starts fine in the morning when the eng...

    Had Pads And Rotors Replaced 3 Weeks Later Was Told I Need To Replace Calip...

    took car to nissan service to get brakes checked they told me i need to replace rotors and pads had them do it kept having grinding sound comming from left from left side 3 week later they told me i...